Colocation agenda

Please note that all agenda times are in BST unless otherwise stated.

09:00
 - 09:30 BST
Co-Location
Presentation
AN UPDATE: COLOCATION AND THE CURRENT MARKET ENVIRONMENT

This introductory presentation will provide an insight into the current market environment surrounding Solar+Storage colocation and set the tone for the sessions.

  • The unique challenges to adoption of Solar+Storage colocation.
  • Projections for the future of Solar+Storage Colocation.
  • Retrofit vs. New build: Which offers the best returns?
Jenny Chase
, Head of Solar Research
, BloombergNEF
10:00
 - 10:30 BST
Co-Location
Presentation
LEADING THE CHARGE: WHAT DOES THE AUSTRALIAN MARKET LOOK LIKE FOR CO-LOCATED PROJECTS?

This session will outline key criteria for entry into the Australian market, and the market outlook.

  • The unique challenges and strategies to adoption of Solar+Storage colocation in Australia
  • What makes the market so lucrative for co-located projects?
  • Key differences between the UK and Australian market
  • Policy and regulatory barriers
Sally Torgoman
, Infrastructure Lead Advisory, Managing Director
, PwC
11:00
 - 12:00 BST
Co-Location
Panel Discussion
IS COLOCATION THE ANSWER TO UNSUBSIDISED RENEWABLES PROJECTS?

How the versatility of colocation can make subsidy-free renewables projects more economically viable.

  • Subsidy-free Solar: Mitigating the increased risk
  • Can increased yield and the ability to load shift offered by battery storage cushion the blow associated with unsubsidised projects?
Jenny Chase
, Head of Solar Research
, BloombergNEF
Ben Irons
, Co-Founder
, Habitat Energy
Corentin Baschet
, Head of Market Analysis
, Clean Horizon Consulting
Jake Dunn
, Project Lead - Battery Storage
, Vattenfall UK
Roberto Castiglioni
, Co-Founder & CEO
, Ikigai Capital
12:00
 - 12:30 BST
Lunch
Networking
JUMPSTART NETWORKING SESSION

We know how important making positive connections and networking is to our audience, whether in person or virtually. Our 'Jumpstart Networking Session' will simulate a speed networking environment where you can interact face-to-face with other delegates, swap details and generally catch up!

12:30
 - 13:30 BST
Lunch
LUNCH & NETWORKING
13:30
 - 14:00 BST
Co-Location
Presentation
PORTFOLIO PLAY: MITIGATING DOWNSIDE RISKS THROUGH PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFICATION
  • What are the key short-term and long-term uncertainties energy investors should consider?
  • How does an individual asset’s returns vary across these individual risks?
  • How do different diversification strategies’ returns vary across these individual risks?
  • To what extent can portfolio diversification increase debt capacity?
Martin Anderson
, Project Leader - Solar
, Aurora Energy Research
14:30
 - 15:00 BST
Co-Location
Presentation
QUANTIFYING THE VALUE AND POTENTIAL OF SOLAR+STORAGE SYSTEMS

How policy and the regulatory landscape in your region is affecting the demand for co-located battery storage.

Caitlin Murphy
, Senior Energy Analyst
, NREL